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Pinnacle Arkose 3 2018 specification

Posted by Matt | October 17, 2019 | 1 comment so far

Pinnacle Arkose 3 2018 from Evans Cycles
Looking suspiciously similar to my 2019 Cannondale Topstone 105, here’s Mark’s Pinnacle Arkose 3.

Except Pinnacle – and Mark – got there first as this is the 2018 model and as you can tell from the specs, they are pretty much spot on with the Topstone. It shows the Arkose models are always worth checking out for decent bikes and value for money.

Pinnacle Arkose 3 2018

Colour Matt black with reflective logos
Frame 6061-T6 heat-treated alloy
Double butted top tube, triple butted down tube & smooth welds. Clearance for 700×45c tyres
Fork Carbon blade, carbon tapered steerer
Flat mount brake, 12mm thru axle
Rims WTB i19 TCS
29″ 32H, tubeless ready
Hubs Novatec sealed bearing
FW 12x100mm Thru Axle,
RW 9mm QR
Shifters Shimano RS505 hydraulic
2×11 speed
Rear derailleur Shimano 105 5800
11 speed
Cassette Shimano 105 5800
11 speed 11-32T
Chain KMC
Chainset Praxis Alba M30
175mm 48/32
Brakes Shimano RS505
Hydraulic discs
Discs Shimano RT66
160mm rotors
Seatpost Pinnacle aluminium
350mm x 27.2mm
Saddle Pinnacle
Race Mens
Headset FSA
Orbit C-40 ACB tapered
Stem Pinnacle alloy
90mm, 31.8mm clamp
Handlebar Pinnacle 6061 alloy adventure road bar
440mm, 130mm drop, 8 degree flare, 31.8mm clamp
Bar tape Pinnacle
Shockproof with gel
Tyres WTB Riddler Comp
30tpi, 700 x 37c with tan sidewall

Pinnacle Arkose 3 2018 front view from Evans Cycles

Pinnacle Arkose 3 2018 geometry chart

Pinnacle Arkose 2018 geometry chart

Sizes S M L XL
Effective Toptube Size S545 mm Size M562 mm Size L578 mm Size XL595 mm
Seattube Size S480 mm Size M510 mm Size L540 mm Size XL570 mm
Headtube Size S135 mm Size M155 mm Size L175 mm Size XL200 mm
BB Drop Size S76 mm Size M76 mm Size L76 mm Size XL76 mm
Chainstay Size S434 mm Size M434 mm Size L434 mm Size XL434 mm
Front centre Size S599 mm Size M616 mm Size L633 mm Size XL651 mm
Seat Angle Size S73.5° Size M73.5° Size L73.5° Size XL73.5°
Head Angle Size S71.5° Size M71.5° Size L71.5° Size XL71.5°
Axle to Crown Size S397 mm Size M397 mm Size L397 mm Size XL397 mm
Fork offset Size S50 mm Size M50 mm Size L50 mm Size XL50 mm
Reach Size S376 mm Size M387 mm Size L398 mm Size XL408 mm
Stack Size S570.5 mm Size M589.5 mm Size L607 mm Size XL632 mm

Filed under Bikes in October 2019


About the author

Matt is one of the founding Molefathers of the Muddymoles, and is the designer and main administrator of the website.

Having ridden a 2007 Orange Five for many years then a 2016 YT Industries Jeffsy 29er, he now rocks a Bird Aether 9 and a Pace RC-627.

An early On-One Inbred still lurks in the back of the stable as a reminder of how things have moved on. You can even find him on road bikes - currently a 2019 Cannondale Topstone 105 SE, a much-used 2011 Specialized Secteur and very niche belt drive Trek District 1.

If you've ever wondered how we got into mountain biking and how the MuddyMoles started, well wonder no more.

There is 1 comment on ‘Pinnacle Arkose 3 2018 specification’

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  1. Aschwin Versteegden says:

    I Have this very same model for 3 years now. I have used it for the main part on gravel and dirt. The freehub gave up on me pretty quickly. Replaced a lot of parts in time (which is normal ). I Love the bike, there is something about it 🙂 .
    Love the handle bars. I installed a di2 front and rear derraileur which makes it an even more fun bike. I ride it a lot. Love the fact that you can ride 700cx45 (and maybe even 50) . Pretty stable and durable

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